The abbreviations before each collection title represent each collection's unique identifier, which we use to track collections. Each abbreviation contains some important information for you, dear researcher. Read the explanation here.
The Society of American Archivists defines a finding aid as a "description of records that gives the repository physical and intellectual control over the materials and that assists users to gain access to and understand the materials." Here are the basic parts of a finding aid:
Many of our collections are partially digitized and a few collections are completely digitized. Please see our Digital Collections page to see what is available online The remainder of our materials have yet to be digitized. If there's something you'd like to see online, let us know!
iDEA is a centralized virtual space to access unique digital resources produced by the Drexel community. Administered by the Drexel Libraries, iDEA is committed to providing permanent open access to the digital works of Drexel University.